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Sunday: Jerusalem tattooists

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.16-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 (partial repeat from 11th july on outlook on bbc world service radio)
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Gay Jewish conversion

yesterday (wednesday 9th), on bbc 3 tv (repeated from tuesday 23rd may) (online only)
my big gay jewish conversion (presented by simon atkins)

“Is Israel really the best place in the world to be gay? And is Judaism the one mainstream religion that accepts homosexuality? Meet Simon, a gay Catholic man from the west of Ireland on a quest to find out.

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Newshour: Clashes in Jerusalem

last friday evening (21st july), 9.32-9.36pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby) includes …

Clashes in Jerusalem today over restricted access to religious sites. Palestinians are angry that many have been prevented from praying at the Al Aqsa Mosque.”

including report from …
* bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Outlook: Jerusalem tattoos

this afternoon (monday 17th), 6.34-6.44pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.34pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Bowen on the future

this afternoon (friday 30th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
through a glass darkly (last of 25 episodes of the our man in the middle east series)

“BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen looks at some of the lessons of the past 25 years to find out what happens next in the Middle East. ‘None of us Europeans can afford to ignore what is happening just beyond the horizon, in the Middle East’.”

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Witness: Nabih El Suhaimat

this morning (thursday 8th), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday evening)
nabih el suhaimat (interviewed by zeinab dabaa) (in the witness series)

The Six Day War – A Jordanian View:
In 1967 East Jerusalem was under the control of Jordan, and Captain Nabih El Suhaimat was stationed there.
In early June he and his soldiers fought in vain against Israeli paratroopers. But they lost control of the Old City and he was forced to flee Jerusalem in disguise.”

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Hugh Sykes on Jerusalem

BBC bias: The BBC implies that the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem have no vote.
this afternoon (thursday 8th), 1.14-1.21pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Hugh Sykes reports from Jerusalem.”
“This is a binational city, and in this binational city, one national collective has all the power, and the other is politically disempowered.

including contributions from …
• lawyer daniel seidemann
• jerusalem post reporter amotz asa-el
(if you missed it, available from 0:14:30 to 0:21:30 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08sksbj#playt=14m31s)

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